Aquino is under pressure to improve socioeconomic conditions in the Philippines. Read part one here.
Aquino is under pressure to improve socioeconomic conditions in the Philippines. As President Benigno Aquino III, also known as “Noynoy” and “PNoy,” approaches the midpoint of his presidency, many question his domestic and foreign policy. Has Aquino, the son of progressive and renowned political figures, lived up to expectations?
Japan has always been impressive, utilizing its innovations and technological developments to dominate in an information age. This is Part II of II in which the author is perusing Japan's prospects of increasing economic prosperity along with the need for urgent political and fiscal reform.
Japan’s post-World War Two economy has always been described as one of the most robust and progressive of the modern era. However, recent political troubles, volatile economic circumstances, and natural disasters have forced a more critical examination of the future of Japan.
Though FDI remains a key factor that drives economic growth in Asia, at the same time decision makers need to prioritize growth of domestic industries and products.
Foreign direct investments (FDI) have helped boosting the economies of many states in Asia. At the same time, this can have a negative effect on local businesses who may experience lower sales and slower growth rates.
A crucial step in understanding the debate over mining is to examine the costs involved. Economics will help uncover the true benefits of the mining practices as it stands while evaluating any potential growth factors.
As the demand for raw materials is expected to surge over the next few decades, exporters and large multinational mining companies have expressed an increased interest in the vast untapped natural resources of Asia. However, many nations are still not ready for the influx of mass mining operations. In many...
As part of a nation's territory, the Spratly and Paracel Islands, with its surrounding waterways, have the potential to shift the regional balance of power
In the fight for sovereignty in the South China Sea, The Philippines hold many economic, historical and political ties to the disputed region.
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